Top Learning Trends for 2017 (according to the experts)

Axonify

But, instead of simply offering our POV, we thought there was no better way to provide you with the best insights than to consult with some of the leading experts in the field. Collecting information is one thing; distributing it in a meaningful and easily assessable way is another!

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Experts: Learning Styles Aren’t Evidence-supported

CLO Magazine

In a recent open letter published in The Guardian, more than a dozen experts in neuroscience, psychology and education insisted that you stop it. The belief that we learn best when information is delivered in a preferred format definitely has intuitive appeal, the authors wrote.

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Some Differences Between Experts and Novices

Kapp Notes

As learning professionals, it is important that we understand that novice learners and expert learners demand/require and need a different approach to instruction. In comparing the knowledge structure of experts with the knowledge structure of novices, differences have been observed in both the nature of their knowledge and their problem-solving strategies. For experts, the knowledge structure represents phenomena in the domain in relation to higher-order principles.

9 Top eLearning Trends of 2017 from 49 Experts

eLearningArt

I think a good place is by asking 49 of the world’s leading eLearning experts the top 3 trends they predict for 2017. Here are the two most interesting takeaways from surveying 49 eLearning experts: Trend of Trends: 9 trends were picked by 10% or more of the experts.

How to Set Expectations with Your Subject Matter Experts

Rapid eLearning

At a recent workshop, we had participants share their tips on working with subject matter experts. Today we’ll look at how to manage the relationship with your subject matter experts. Establish Expectations with Your Subject Matter Experts.

Informal Learning

CourseArc

While formal training plays a tremendous role in improving learners’ competencies, most real learning occurs on the job through informal knowledge sharing, coaching, and direct observations. Thus, informal learning is now becoming an indispensable part of a blended learning solution.

20 World-Class Experts Share Their Top Presentation Tips

eLearning Brothers

Presenters that are disorganized, dwell on trivial information and give long winded explanations that lead nowhere? So I decided to consult the world’s experts and ask them for their advice. Original Article published on Forbes.com. Written by Mark Fidelman.

Social Learning Has Its Place…And Informal Learning Does Too.

Social Learning

Social media can be an accelerant for social learning, both in formal and informal settings. Jane is describing informal learning, a term most often used by Jay Cross to describe the many forms of learning that take place independently from forced or “pushed” training programs.

Beware who's selling informal learning

Clive on Learning

There is no doubt whatsoever in my mind that historically we have underplayed the importance of informal learning, whether that's experiential, on-demand or social. I'm equally convinced that, with the proliferation of great social networking tools and the ever-increasing confidence that learners are displaying when it comes to managing their own learning, informal learning should rightfully play a central role in our future learning architectures. informal learning

Device Agnostic Content? Ask the Experts

Origin Learning

The first level is simply broadcasting information on a mobile screen to build knowledge and comprehension. This level enables learners to glean more out of the information presented.

What do eLearning Experts have to say about Gamification?

Adobe Captivate

” Thijs de Vries , Leading Experience Designer and Gamification Expert (Netherlands). The instructional designer must delve deeply into the material so that he/she can let the content inform the game mechanics and learning styles that will be utilized.

Informal vs. Formal Learning: Creating a Blend!

Gyrus

The corporate training world often questions and evaluates the concept of incorporating informal learning. The question always arises whether informal learning can be added to the formal learning and if so, how both can be combined together. Informal learning is the unofficial, unscheduled, and unplanned way to learn and gain knowledge, whereas formal learning is delivered in a systematic, intentional way with a reporting and evaluation process.

Doctoring the Informal Learning Environment

E-Learning Provocateur

Recently Anne Marie blogged Location and Learning (which I have reproduced here) and she asked me whether or not I consider her central idea an example of an Informal Learning Environment (ILE). On the contrary, I believe formal and informal modes of delivery complement each other.

52 eLearning Experts Share their Best Tip for Creating Engaging eLearning

eLearningArt

That’s why I decided to ask the leading eLearning industry experts to share their single best tip for creating engaging learning. Here are our amazing eLearning experts: Tom Kuhlmann | Karl Kapp | Ray Jimenez | Patti Shank | Bryan Jones. Put your information into context.

An Expert’s View On The Transformation of Employee Training

WalkMe Training Station

Whenever I hear about “the death of instructional design” because of automation or easily available information, I get frustrated. The post An Expert’s View On The Transformation of Employee Training appeared first on Training Station. “This is my web home.

Chunking Information to Design eLearning

B Online Learning

Chunking refers to the strategy of breaking down information into bite-sized pieces so that human brain can easily digest the new information. Throughout the development stages, this will help you confirm what’s the ‘need to know’ information versus the ‘nice to know information’.

ELM Expert Series: 3 Fundamental Pillars to Sales Training Success

eLearningMind

Traditionally, sales training teams have relied heavily on subject matter experts (SMEs) from marketing, as well as successful sales reps from the field, to develop and teach their programs. What’s Your Foundation?

What is Informal Learning?

Growth Engineering

According to supporters of the 70:20:10 framework, informal learning could form up to a whopping 90% of everything we take in! Informal learning. Informal learning can take place at any time, completely unannounced. Informal learning on the other hand is like riding a bike.

Six Ways to Turn Subject Matter Experts into Leaders

CLO Magazine

Being a great subject matter expert doesn’t automatically translate into being a great leader. Subject matter experts singularly focus on their domain. What are your colleagues’ psychologies, and how does this knowledge inform how you work with them? By Deb Hordon.

Brain science for learning: 10 experts to follow

Sponge UK

More and more L&D professionals are using this scientific-based research to inform their thinking but it can be hard to stay on top of new theories. The post Brain science for learning: 10 experts to follow appeared first on Sponge UK.

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What are the Future Trends in eLearning? – Expert Interview

WalkMe Training Station

At DevLearn, he spoke about integrating formal and informal learning with performance support solutions. – Expert Interview appeared first on Training Station. Eran Gal is the owner of Workplace Learning & Performance Support and a thought leader in learning trends.

Expert panel joins debate on future for L&D

Sponge UK

NEWS: An expert industry panel will discuss how to equip L&D for the future during a special online event this month. Research-based initiatives, such as the Towards Maturity Benchmarking provides L&D with robust rationale to inform new strategies for effectively developing our people.”

An Expert’s View on Lectora Inspire 16

CommLab India

To know more, check out the informative post Developing Mobile Learning Apps with Lectora and PhoneGap. Do you wish to convert your classroom training materials inundated with text to engaging e-learning courses? Do you need to develop online courses to train your global workforce?Do

21 Brilliant Resources for Up-skilling Learning Designers (for the Informal & Social Learning Age)

Learnnovators

THE JOURNEY: We, like many out there, are of the view that, though most learning designers possess good levels of skills around the traditional training (formal learning) area, their skill levels fall short around the informal or social learning areas. This is mainly because designing informal and social learning experiences for workplaces demands a diverse and unique set of qualities.

Teaching Expert Learners

Kapp Notes

Here are some tips for teaching expert learners. As employees and learners gain experience performing tasks and learning information, they develop mental representations known as mental models or a schema. For example, in a previous blog entry I noted that expert chess players have access to over 50,000 configurations of Chess pieces on a board and can easily remember where chess pieces are mid-game because of these patterns. Keep to critical information they need to know. (no

eLearning Student Considerations from MOOC expert—Tina Seeling

Coffee and Design

In a previous post, eLearning Principles from MOOC expert—Tina Seeling I discussed some “eLearning principles” from her mini lecture on course design that I think should influence how we design eLearning experiences. Click the link above for more information.

Harnessing the Power of a Subject Matter Expert (SME)

TalentLMS

What happens when you have a Subject Matter Expert (SME) and an Instructional Designer (or an eLearning program developer) in one room? The goal here is not necessarily to create compelling content with smooth slide turner interactions, but to work with the expert in order to really spin the program towards a very time and cost efficient direction. We all know the usual protocol to contact a subject matter expert.

Informal Learning – the other 80%

Jay Cross

The start-up stiffed me but the paper morphed into the Informal Learning book. I’ll be leading a series of master classes on informal learning and working smarter in Europe. Informal Learning – the other 80%. Informal learning is effective because it is personal.

E-learning Project Management – Advice from an In-house Expert

CommLab India

To find out, I talked to a project management expert at CommLab India, an organization that has been in the business of providing technology-enabled learning solutions since 2000. Rajesh: The key to successful coordination is regular communication with your online course development expert.

6 Benefits of Informal Learning

TalentLMS

Perhaps the highest level of learning with the deepest cognitive impact is informal learning. In this article, we’ll share with you the strategies to embed informal learning in your eLearning environment to capitalize on this excellent motivating learning style.

Training Managers, Want a Promotion in 2016? Follow these 9 Steps from Training Experts

WalkMe Training Station

I spoke to a few training experts in the field, and gathered their advice on how to get that coveted promotion. Follow the blogs of well-known training experts in the field; they might follow you back. Hire external experts to come in and speak about various topics.

One Easy Way to Help Subject Matter Experts Produce E-Learning That Works

Mindflash

In fact, the way Mindflash is designed, you can provide access to subject matter experts (product managers, for example) in your organization, and they can publish important content in the form of e-learning. Teach Subject Matter Experts This One Thing.

New Features of Moodle 3.1 that Make it the Favorite of Learning Experts

CommLab India

When you click on the tag collection, it will display the list of tags in that set, information on the tag creators, the number of uses, last modified time, and flags. Moodle, the open source Learning Management System (LMS) released its latest version – 3.1 – in May 2016.

14 Incredible Informal & Social Learning Quotes

Learnnovators

THE QUOTE: “ Informal learning is enhanced when humans participate in interactive experiences.” – Allen (2004; Birchfield et al. THE JOURNEY: We believe in the amazing power of informal and social learning, and are excited about the potential these learning approaches offer for ensuring effective workplace learning and performance support. As you would know, we have been trying our best to get more insights and foresights on this subject from industry experts.